The Netherlands, Russia, Greece and Ukraine won gold medals at the track cycling that is making its European Games debut here.
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Khizniev earns men’s 125kg title as Russia win three golds from four in opening medal night of men’s freestyle wrestling at Minsk 2019
Russia’s Anzor Khizriev proved too powerful for Georgia’s world under-23 champion Givi Matcharashvili as he won the freestyle 125 kilograms final to earn a third gold for his country on the opening medal day of men’s freestyle wrestling at the European Games here.
Home pairing Volha Khudzenka and Maryna Litvinchuk sprung a huge surprise in canoe sprint’s women’s K2 500 metres final at the European Games today as they claimed gold against a Hungarian paring laden with gold medal experience.
Russia became the European Games - and European Championship - judo mixed team champions here tonight in the most dramatic of circumstances after coming back from 3-0 down against Portugal to win 4-3 thanks to a sudden-death golden score deciding contest.
Spain’s Antonio Bailon and Fatima Galvez won the 2nd European Games mixed team shotgun trap title at the Sporting Club in Minsk, defeating Italy’s Giovanni Pellielo and London 2012 champion Jessica Rossi.
Slutskaya earns home gold in women’s top weight judo at Minsk 2019 as Adamian shocks Rio 2016 silver medallist
The home crowd had their wish as Belarus' Maryna Slutskaya rounded off the individual women’s judo competition at the 2nd European Games by winning the over-78 kilograms class final here tonight.
The first public sighting of "Dynamic New Athletics" - the new format being debuted at the 2nd European Games - proved auspicious here today as it provided more than enough drama, suspense and surprise to keep a decent-sized crowd genuinely engaged through four two-hour mini-matches.
Macias pulls off surprise win over Rio 2016 silver medallist Orujov to win men’s under-73kg judo gold
Sweden's Tommy Macias produced one of the surprise results of the day at the European Games here today as he defeated Azerbaijan’s powerful Rustam Orujov, the Rio 2016 silver medallist, to take the men's under-73 kilograms title at the Chizhovka Arena.
Russia take four sambo golds on day one at Minsk 2019 as FIAS President says he is “very hopeful” about Olympic inclusion
Russia dominated an action-packed first day of sambo action at the 2nd European Games here as they won four of the nine gold medals on offer in the Sports Palace.
Bilodid beats rival Dolgova and Kosovo win two golds on day one of judo at Minsk 2019 European Games
Daria Bilodid, Ukraine’s 18-year-old world champion in the under-48 kilograms category, earned the first judo gold of the Games here today by defeating Russian rival Irina Dolgova.
Twenty-year-old Lorena Wiebes, the Dutch cyclist who is having a breakthrough season, offered further evidence of her talents in winning the women’s road race on day two of the second European Games here as she finished narrowly ahead of her compatriot, the three-times world champion Marianne Vos.
The 3rd European Games of 2023 will go to Polish hosts Kraków and the Małopolska region following a unanimous vote by European Olympic Committees (EOC) members at an Extraordinary General Assembly here.
The Minsk 2019 European Games got officially under way here tonight with a sumptuous Opening Ceremony at which, for all the forecasts of storms, not a drop of rain fell.
Chris Clark, former head of global marketing for banking and financial services company HSBC, has been appointed chair of UK Athletics following the troubled tenure of Richard Bowker, who left the role in January.
Puerto Rico's men and China's women dominated the third day of competition at the International Basketball Federation 3x3 World Cup 2019 in Amsterdam.